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Bumrah’s Dismay Over Missed Decision Disrupts Test Against England

India’s famous pacer, Jasprit Bumrah, showed visible frustration during the third day of the first Test in Hyderabad versus England. The source of his annoyance was a dismissed appeal for the wicket of English cricketer Ben Duckett, which was revealed to be a mistaken call after consulting the replay and ball tracking data.

Bumrah’s Foiled Appeal

During the game, Bumrah thought he had trapped Duckett in front of the stumps, causing him to appeal vehemently. Disappointingly for Bumrah, the umpire denied his claim. The pacer wanted the decision reviewed, but KS Bharat, the on-field wicket-keeper batter, advised skipper Rohit Sharma that the ball might have been veering to the leg side. Sharma eventually agreed with Bharat’s analysis and decided against a review.

Misjudgment Revealed

Immediately following their decision, the replay was activated on a large screen to provide further insight to their call. Upon review of the trajectory data, it became evident that the ball would’ve indeed hit the leg stump, proving Bumrah’s initial suspicion correct. This realization meant that the review warranted a dismissal of Duckett had it been performed. Bumrah, unfortunately, was left to contemplate what might have been.

Response On The Field

After discovering that he was denied a legitimate wicket, Bumrah’s expressions on the pitch were openly animated. However, he quickly rebounded from the setback when he dismissed Duckett in the next over itself, knocking off his stumps. Bumrah’s celebration that followed was a testimony to how significant the wicket was for him.

Bumrah’s Resilience

Though Bumrah is not typically known for flamboyant celebrations, he was understandably fueled in this case, considering the earlier blunder. Aware of the possible rare chances to dismiss an English cricketer of Duckett’s fame, Bumrah was effectively energized.

In sharp contrast to the previous over, Bumrah managed to send Duckett packing without any controversy in the following over. Duckett, England’s leading scorer on Day 3’s morning session, was sent back to the pavilion after a promising knock of 47 runs from 52 balls.

While controversy surrounds Bumrah’s denied appeal, the cricketer proved his magnificence with his superb bowling skills, showing that sometimes, actions speak louder than words, particularly on the cricketing field.

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